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A picture of a Lily turf

Lily turf

Ophiopogon jaburan

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

65cm

Max

35cm

40cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Lily turf Overview

This species produces loose, spreading tufts of deep green leaves about 12mm wide. The flowers are produced in loose, drooping sprays of bell-shaped, white flowers these are borne in early summer, followed by shiny deep blue berries.

Common problems with Lily turf

How to propagate Lily turf

Division

They are propagated by division of clumps in spring.

Seed

From seed in the autumn.

Other uses of Lily turf

Grown for their grass-like foliage.